Non-fungible tokens

Nifty News: Kevin Smith sells horror flick rights as NFT, Megadeth’s ETH, farming MEMEs …

Filmmaker Kevin Smith is releasing his latest horror anthology “Killroy Was Here” as a non-fungible token.  The owner of the NFT will secure the rights to exhibit, distribute, and stream the work, making it a revenue generator outside of just a resale. The filmmaker said on Twitter that: “Back in 1994, I took my first …

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British auction house Christie’s Plans to Sell 9 Rare Cryptopunk NFTs Next Month 

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Next month in New York, the popular auction house Christie’s plans to auction a rare lot of Cryptopunk non-fungible token (NFT) collectibles. The sample of work sold will be approximately nine rare Punks, courtesy of the project’s creators Larva Labs.</strong> Nine Rare Cryptopunks Going to Auction On May 13, 2021, the British …

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Popular Bobblehead Manufacturer Funko Announces New Lineup of NFT Products

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Following the release of new Garbage Pail Kids non-fungible token (NFT) assets and the recent Godzilla NFT collectibles from Topps, the leading pop-culture consumer products company Funko Inc., revealed the company is also joining the NFT fray. Funko announced on Thursday that the company has acquired Tokenwave, LLC and the investment aims …

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NFTs come to Saturday Night Live in rap sketch

The craze behind non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, has seemingly reached peak parody after NBC’s famed Saturday Night Live sketch comedy featured it in a skit with United States Treasury Secretary “Janet Yellen.” In last night’s show hosted by former cast member Maya Rudolph, Yellen — portrayed by comedian Kate McKinnon — is speaking at a …

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New tech allows crypto users to mint NFTs with ‘proof of presence’

The latest product from IoTeX, a privacy-focused platform for the Internet of Things, reportedly brings the concept of a smartphone’s trusted execution environment with real-world data to the crypto space. Head of business development at IoTeX Larry Pang told Cointelegraph that the firm’s Pebble Tracker, a device capable of recording and encrypting data from the …

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Welcome to the Juungle: A Bitcoin Cash NFT Market That Allows Anyone Buy and Sell Unique SLP Collectibles

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Non-fungible token (NFT) collectibles have been seeing relentless demand and publicity these days. While the Ethereum network has been the dominant force in this space, a great number of alternative blockchains have been introducing NFT support. In recent weeks, Bitcoin Cash proponents have been leveraging an NFT marketplace called juungle.net. The marketplace …

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NFT Criticism Heightens: Skeptic Calls Tech a ‘House of Cards,’ Claims NFTs Will be ‘Broken in a Decade’

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>On the week of March 7 through the 13th, the term “NFT” touched an all-time record high in terms of popular search queries according to Google Trends (GT). The highest score is 100 and this week, GT shows interest has dwindled a hair down to 97. Meanwhile, while the NFT hype affects …

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NFTPs hitting bottom? Charmin joins in on the latest crypto craze

The non-fungible token market isn’t limited to digital sports collectibles and art connoisseurs — big brand names are getting in on the action too. Toilet paper manufacturer Charmin listed five different versions of its non-fungible toilet paper, or NFTP, for sale on Rarible’s marketplace today. The NFTPs feature decorated (as well as plain) toilet rolls, …

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DC Comics Warns Freelancers Not to Participate in NFT Auctions Featuring the Company’s IP

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>DC Comics, the American comic book publisher may be getting into the non-fungible token (NFT) ecosystem in the future. The company is the oldest comic book publisher in the U.S. owning characters such as Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman. In a letter dated on March 11, 2021, DC Comics’ senior VP of …

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Atari to Launch a Crypto-Fueled Gaming Platform in the Ethereum Metaverse Decentraland

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>In October 2020, the entertainment software company Atari launched a digital currency and later revealed plans to join the Ethereum virtual reality game Sandbox. On March 8, Atari announced that the company is now launching a casino in Decentraland, another metaverse built on Ethereum. According to the announcement, the firm’s gaming platform …

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